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New Report Estimates School Closures’ Long-Term Impact on the U.S. Economy at More Than $14 Trillion

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In the U.S., for example, school closures could ultimately amount to a loss of almost $14.2 trillion over the next 80 years, according to the study, released by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. The authors suggest, however, that schools could recoup some of those losses by “individualizing the instruction,” in which students work at their own speed to master academic goals.

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development is an international group with 37 member countries that promotes economic growth policies.

Read the report at OECD